Constitution


Twilight of the Courts: The Elusive Search for Justice in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 9, 2017   Twilight of the Courts: The Elusive Search for Justice in the American Police State     “As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged. And it is in such twilight […]

Twilight of the Courts: The Elusive Search for Justice in the American Police State

A New Constitutional Convention?

A New Constitutional Convention?

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute May 9, 2017   A New Constitutional Convention?     The Texas House of Representatives approved a resolution (SJR 2) on Thursday requesting that the United States Congress call a new constitutional convention — the first since the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that resulted in the drafting of the current […]


The Iron Jaws of the Police State: Trump’s America Is a Constitution-Free Zone

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 28, 2017   The Iron Jaws of the Police State: Trump’s America Is a Constitution-Free Zone     Please. Somebody give Attorney General Jeff Sessions a copy of the Constitution. And while you’re at it, get a copy to President Trump, too. In fact, you might want […]

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

California Senate Votes to Nullify Federal Immigration Law

California Senate Votes to Nullify Federal Immigration Law

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute April 5, 2017   California Senate Votes to Nullify Federal Immigration Law   Yesterday, the California State Senate voted to prohibit agents from assisting federal immigration officers. As currently amended, the bill’s summary reads: This bill would, among other things and subject to exceptions, prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies, including school police […]


Is Health Care a Right or a Good?

By Andrew P. Napolitano LewRockwell.com March 31, 2017   Is Health Care a Right or a Good?   The political fiasco that unfolded last week as President Donald Trump and the Republican House leadership failed to pass legislation repealing the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, is attributable as much to the failure of politics […]

Andrew Napolitano: Police Had ‘No Right’ to Drag Passenger off United Plane

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

By Olivia Donaldson Foundation for Economic Education February 15, 2017   The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written     Imagine you are in the middle of your typical day-to-day activities. Maybe you are driving, spending time with family, or working. If you are like most people, your phone is at your […]


The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education February 3, 2017   The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore     Following Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, my morning commute was wall-to-wall with it, including plenty of weasel words (e.g., Senator Schumer’s fixation on tarring him as “outside the mainstream”) and heat (e.g., […]

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

Has the American Dream Become the American Nightmare?

Has the American Dream Become the American Nightmare?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 28, 2017   Has the American Dream Become the American Nightmare?     For too long now, the American people have allowed themselves to be persuaded that the government’s job is to take care of us: to feed us, clothe us, house us, educate us, raise our […]


Are Americans Racists?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 24, 2017   Are Americans Racists?     “Racist” is the favorite epithet of the left. Every white person (except leftists) is a racist by definition. As we are defined as racists based on our skin color, I am puzzled why we are called racists a […]

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 5, 2017   The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017   Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be stuck on repeat, reliving the same set of circumstances over and over and over again: egregious surveillance, […]


Why the Bill of Rights Is Failing

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute December 16, 2016   Why the Bill of Rights Is Failing   225 years ago today, the first ten amendments were added to the new Constitution of 1787. Those amendments have come to be known as the Bill of Rights, and taken as a whole, these amendments represent what can only […]

Why the Bill of Rights Is Failing

Walter E. Williams

Majority Rule Equals Tyranny

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com December 7, 2016   Majority Rule Equals Tyranny   It is alleged that Hillary Clinton won a popular vote majority. Therefore, if the nation were not burdened with the antiquated Electoral College, anguished and freaked-out Americans whine, she, instead of Donald Trump, would be the next president of the United […]


The Imperial President’s Toolbox of Terror: A Dictatorship Waiting to Happen

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute October 14, 2016   The Imperial President’s Toolbox of Terror: A Dictatorship Waiting to Happen   Presidents don’t give up power. Executive orders don’t expire at the end of each presidential term. And every successive occupant of the Oval Office since George Washington, who issued the first executive […]

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

By Mises Institute August 14, 2016   Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means   Judge Napolitano, the great constitutional scholar and legal analyst for Fox News, recently gave a dynamite talk to our Mises U students on the real meaning of the 1st Amendment. While many protections in the Bill of Rights […]


Money Going to Washington

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com June 15, 2016   Money Going to Washington     According to a New York Post article (May 22, 2016), in just two years, Hillary Clinton — former first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state — collected over $21 million in speaking fees. These fees were paid […]

Money Going to Washington